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Mayo Clinic Radio: Spinal Stenosis/Zebrafish/Recurring Fever

Stay active to keep fit. That can be difficult for people with spinal stenosis, a condition that causes serious back pain. On the next Mayo Clinic Radio, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Paul Huddleston explains how spinal stenosis is treated. Also on the program, Dr. Stephen Ekker discusses how the tiny zebrafish is helping to uncover [...]

Created by Richard Dietman

Mayo Clinic's Zebrafish Program

Mayo Clinic's Zebrafish Program

There is a tiny unsung hero in the medical world, the zebrafish. Studying it has led to countless breakthroughs, from understanding how the body works, to treatments for conditions like cancer and heart disease. At Mayo Clinic, researchers often take their quest for answers to the "Fish Farm.” Journalists: The [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

O16 Zebrafish Program PKG (4:05)

O16 Zebrafish Program PKG (4:05), There is a tiny unsung hero in the medical world, the zebrafish. Studying it has led to countless breakthroughs, from understanding how the body works to treatments for conditions like cancer and heart disease.

Created by Andy Shilts

Descubrimiento en pez cebra puede desvelar función del riñón humano

Descubrimiento en pez cebra puede desvelar función del riñón humano

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 19 de febrero de 2014 — Los científicos dicen que el descubrimiento de cómo pasan los iones de sodio a través de las agallas del pez cebra puede ser la clave para entender una función clave del riñón humano. Los resultados de la colaboración entre Mayo Clinic [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

Zebrafish Discovery May Shed Light on Human Kidney Function

Zebrafish Discovery May Shed Light on Human Kidney Function

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 19, 2014 — Researchers say the discovery of how sodium ions pass through the gill of a zebrafish may be a clue to understanding a key function in the human kidney. The findings from a collaboration between Mayo Clinic and the Tokyo Institute of Technology appear [...]

Created by Bob Nellis

Team Develops Editing Toolkit for Customizing Zebrafish Genomes

Team Develops Editing Toolkit for Customizing Zebrafish Genomes

ROCHESTER, Minn. — September 20, 2012.  Mayo Clinic researchers and an international team of scientists have developed a highly-efficient means of editing zebrafish genomes for research purposes, eliminating a bottleneck that has stymied biomedical scientists from using the fish as a model for human disease. The details appear online today [...]

Created by Bob Nellis

Scientific "Toolkit" Opens Door to New Genetic Experiments in Zebrafish

For many researchers, zebrafish are becoming the model of choice for genetic studies. However, Mayo Clinic researchers and an international team of scientists have developed a highly efficient means of editing zebrafish genomes for research purposes, eliminating a bottleneck that has stymied biomedical scientists from using the fish as a [...]

Created by Dana Sparks